~ Corrie ten Boom Famous Quotes

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“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God you’ll be at rest.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul. “
― Corrie ten Boom

“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Some knowledge is too heavy…you cannot bear it…your Father will carry it until you are able.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Do you know what hurts so very much? It’s love. Love is the strongest force in the world, and when it is blocked that means pain. There are two things we can do when this happens. We can kill that love so that it stops hurting. But then of course part of us dies, too. Or we can ask God to open up another route for that love to travel.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Happiness isn’t something that depends on our surroundings…It’s something we make inside ourselves.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Don’t bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“There is no panic in Heaven! God has no problems, only plans.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Dear Jesus…how foolish of me to have called for human help when You are here.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“When we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus”
― Corrie ten Boom

“There is no pit so deep, that God’s love is not deeper still.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“There are no ‘if’s’ in God’s world. And no placess that are safer than other places. The center of His will is our only safety – let us pray that we may always know it!”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Whenever we cannot love in the old, human way . . . God can give us the perfect way.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“If God has shown us bad times ahead, it’s enough for me that He knows about them. That’s why He sometimes shows us things, you know – to tell us that this too is in His hands.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“God’s viewpoint is sometimes different from ours – so different that we could not even guess at it unless He had given us a Book which tells us such things….In the Bible I learn that God values us not for our strenght or our brains but simply because He has made us.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“In darkness God’s truth shines most clear.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“…..joy runs deeper than despair.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“And our wise Father in heaven knows when we’re going to need things too. Don’t run out ahead of Him.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“The tree on the mountain takes whatever the weather brings. If it has any choice at all, it is in putting down roots as deeply as possible.”—Each New Day”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Today I know that such memories are the key not to the past, but to the future. I know that the experiences of our lives, when we let God use them, become the mysterious and perfect preparation for the work He will give us to do. ”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“We are up against the unseen power that controls this dark world and the spiritual agents are from the very headquarters of evil. Therefore, we must wear the “whole armour of God,” that we may be able to resist evil in its day of power, and that even when we have fought to a standstill, we may still stand our ground.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Love is larger than the walls which shut it in.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Perhaps only when human effort had done it’s best and failed, would God’s power alone be free to work.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“How often it is a small, almost unconscious event that makes a turning point.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“(on forgiveness) Didn’t he and I stand together before an all seeing God convicted of the same murder? For I had murdered him with my heart and my tongue.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“And for all these people alike, the key to healing turned out to be the same. Each had a hurt he had to forgive.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“When I try, I fail. When I trust, He succeeds.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Faith is like radar that sees through the fog — the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Never be afraid to trust your unknown future to a Known God”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles…. it empties today of its strength”
― Corrie ten Boom

“There are no ‘ifs’ in God’s Kingdom. His timing is perfect. His will is our hiding place. Lord Jesus, keep me in Your will! Don’t let me go mad by poking about outside it.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“You saw we could lose our lives for this child. I would consider that the greatest honor that could come to my family.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.”
― Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook

“You may never know that JESUS is all you need, until JESUS is all you have.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?”
― Corrie ten Boom

“When you are covered by His wings, it can get pretty dark.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“You say we could lose our lives for this child. I would consider that the greatest honor that could come to my family.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“His will is our hiding place. Lord Jesus, keep me in your will! Don’t let me go mad by poking about outside of it!”
― Corrie ten Boom

“It is not on our forgiveness any more than on our goodness that the world’s healing hinges, but His. When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives, along with the command, the love itself.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“If the Gospels were truly the pattern of God’s activity, then defeat was only the beginning.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Never fear to trust an unknown future to a known God”
― Corrie ten Boom

“Oh, this was the great ploy of Satan in that kingdom of his: to display such blatant evil one could almost believe one’s own secret sin didn’t matter.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“When He tells us to love our enemies He gives, along with the command, the love itself.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“Happiness isn’t something that depends on our surroundings…It’s something we make inside ourselves.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“And so I learned that love is larger than the walls that shut it in”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“and here I felt a strange leaping of my heart-God did! My job was to simply follow His leading one step at a time, holding every decision up to him in prayer.”
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

“He uses our problems for His miracles. This was my first lesson in learning to trust Him completely…”
― Corrie ten Boom, Tramp for the Lord

“”Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.”
― Corrie ten Boom

“God never measures the mind… He always put His tape measure in the HEART”
― Corrie ten Boom

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